Other name：2,4-Hexadienoic acid, potassium salt
Quality standard：FCC IV / E202
Specification：Granular and Powder
Appearance：Off-white granular or powder
Potassium sorbate is produced by neutralizing potassium hydroxide with asorbic acid. It is white or off white granular or powder. Potassium sorbate is used to inhibit molds and yeasts. It is considered to be safe because of its long term safety record and non-toxic profile, the toxicity is 1/40 times than sodium benzoate.
|Appearance||White Granular or Powder|
|Alkalinity (as K2CO3)||≤ 1.0 %|
|Acidity (as Sorbic Acid)||≤ 1.0 %|
|Aldehyde (as Formaldehyde)||≤ 0.1 %|
|Lead (Pb)||≤ 2 mg/kg|
|Mercury (Hg)||≤ 1 mg/kg|
|Heavy Metals (as Pb)||≤ 10 mg/kg|
|Residue on Ignition||qualified|
|Loss on Drying||≤ 1.0 %|
Usage：it is widely used in food , drink, vegetables in soy, tobacco, drugs, cosmetics, agricultural products etc as preservative. Also, it is used in personal care products to inhibit the development of microorganism for shelf stability but not be used in foods with yeast.
Packing：25kg per carton, 1x20fcl=14mt or 12mt with pallets.
Storage：Store in a cool, dry, ventilated environment.
Advantage on this item：best price, second best quality in China.